GUKPT Leeds Day 1b Blog

Published On September 15, 2017 |

Swales Lead Huge 1B Field – 15/09/2017 – 00:30

WOW! Well what a day that was, a huge field of 202 entries today. Which alone covered the £100k GTD. Giving us 308 entries in total over the two days of registration and a huge £154,000 prizepool for the players to play for over the weekend.

The room has been absolutely packed with all tables full all day! Cash games and the bounty side event are still running now and the bar is also very busy.

With have finished the day with 72 players who will join the 29 from yesterday to play tomorrow for Day 2. They are led by Ed Swales who has finished the day with 175,000. Full chip counts are:

 

Forename Surname  Chips
Edward Swales 184000
Mo Bee 145900
James Michael Hough 129300
Mihai Popescu 126900
Michael Brown 116800
Lee J French 111600
Fraser Macintyre 108800
James Wilson 104000
Alli Mallu 100000
Andrew Christoforou 91800
Iqbal Ahmed 87000
Lee Robert Harling 83000
Ryan Jonathan Mandara 82500
Renee Xie 79000
Terje Sirnes 77200
Matt Sih 75000
Allison Junior 74600
Barry Cole 74200
James Yeo 70800
John Wood 70000
Arran Fletcher 70000
Peter Wigglesworth 69800
Vamshi Vandanapu 67500
Samuel Alexander Mather 67100
Thomas Pearn 66500
Will Kassouf 64300
Laura Thompson 62000
Garry Wilson 61400
Guy Taylor 61100
Andrew Salami 56800
Mariusz Czech 54900
Norman Reynolds 54800
David Morrow 54600
Philip Hepburn 53900
John Mooney 53700
Hannah Swales 52800
Michael Ingram 51500
Mark Dyson 51300
Blair John Matheson 47900
Lee Vause 47500
Jamie Oconnor 47300
Dominic Mahoney 46800
Brynn Kvinlaug 45700
Gethin Davies 44600
Ryan Osullivan 44200
Darren Speight 43000
Philip Walker 40900
Inigo Rodriguez 40100
Adam Forsyth 37400
Andrew Haygarth 35600
Garry Stevenssmith 31100
Katie Swift 29900
Asif Warris 28800
Yevhen Dzhura 28600
Garry Wilson 27800
Alex James Montgomery 26200
James Jagger 24900
Jonathan Pell Ilderton 22300
Joby Plunkett 21100
Kevin Houghton 20900
Daniel Carl Morgan 20700
David Marsh 20300
Danny Hernon 18700
Greg Harrison 18600
Henri Page 18600
Ryan Crane 18000
Norbert Andrzej Bobra 16200
Wenbin Chen 15000
Paul Haycock 9500

 

We will be back tomorrow for Day 2 where we will play another nine levels. Join us from 12:30 and the tournament will begin at 1pm.


 

 

Bagging & Tagging – 15/09/2017 – 00:02

Play has now finished on all the tables.

Chip counts will be up with you as soon as possible.

 


 

5 More Hands – 15/09/2017 – 23:53

The clock has been paused, the players will now play 5 more hands before bagging up for the day.


 

Swales Chipping Up – 15/09/2017 – 23:35

We get to the table as Kev Houghton and Ed Swales see a flop of Kev is first to act and leads out for 7500, Ed calls.

The turn card comes pairing the board, Kev leads out again for 10,500, which is again called by Ed.

The river card comes Kev empties the clip betting 15,500, Ed quickly calls and tables for a full house, Kev taps the table and says nice hand flashing for a smaller full house.

Ed takes the pot and adds to his stack, which is now around 160,000.


 

 

Bust Outs – 15/09/2017 – 23:15

Matt Howes
Marcin Milde
Paul Mallett
Andrew Carr
Wayne Eustace

 


 

Big Stacks – 15/09/2017 – 23:05

Mihai Popescu 120000
Edward Swales 100000
Mo Bee 100000
Laurence Gosney 98000
Peter Wigglesworth 95000
Lee Harling 90000
Sam Mather 80000
Lee French 75000

 


 

Level Nine – 15/09/2017 – 23:02

The players are back seated as we begin level number nine, the last one of the day.

The blinds are 500/1000 with a 100 ante.

106 players remaining.

 


 

 

Break Time – 15/09/2017 – 22:45

Break time now for the players as we take a 15 minute break.

 


 

Huge Double For Wiggy – 15/09/2017 – 22:40

Makka Hussain makes it 1500 to play,  Eric Chen three bets to 4500, Peter Wigglesworth then cold four bet shoves for his stack of 49,000. Makka quickly gets out of the way and Eric calls after around 20 seconds in the tank.

Pete tables and it’s a flip against the of Eric.

The flop comes

The turn card giving Pete a flush draw…

The river card !! Pete rivers the flush to get a huge double to around 100,000.

Eric is down to around 45,000.

 


 

Chip Counts – 15/09/2017 – 22:30

Will Kassouf – 15,000
Mark Dyson- 42,000
Jamie O’Connor – 40,000
James Jagger – 70,000
Iqbal Ahmed – 23,000
Andy Chrisoforou – 32,000


 

Douglas Done – 15/09/2017 – 22:09

Laurence Gosney opens, Douglas Pauley three bet shoves for his 5,000 stack. John Wood then four bet shoves for 15,000. Laurence flashes us the before folding.

Douglas tables and is in bad shape against the

The board runs out

Jacks hold for John who takes the pot.

Douglas heads out of the tournament. He can jump in the bounty or cash games if he wants to play more poker tonight.


 

 

Pics – 15/09/2017 – 21:59


 

Level Up – 15/09/2017 – 21:50

The blinds increase as we begin level number 8.

They are now 300/600 with a 75 ante.

112 players remaining.


 

Harrison Rivered! – 15/09/2017 – 21:35

Matthew Harrison gets his 15,000 stack all in holding and is called by Jonathan Slater who tables

The board runs out !!

Jonathan rivers an ace to take the 30k pot while Matthew looks gutted to be rivered and heads out of the tournament.


 

Final Numbers – 15/09/2017 – 21:21

Registration has now closed here in Leeds.

A HUGE turnout for GUKPT Leeds as we have finished with 308 entries creating a £154,000 prizepool!!

 


 

Big Stacks – 15/09/2017 – 21:01

 

Alli Mallu 130000
Terje Sirnes 127000
Matt Sih 93000
Graham Pound 84000
Mihai Popescu 81000
Ryan Mandara 75000
Michael Ingram 65000
Lee Harling 62000
Ryan O’Sullivan 57000
Vamshi Vandanapu 55000

 


 

Level 7 – 15/09/2017 – 20:40

The players are now back seated as we begin level number 7.

Registration has now closed and we will have the final numbers with you as soon as possible.

 


 

Break Time – 15/09/2017 – 20:28

Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes before coming back to begin level 7.


 

Amazing Atmosphere! – 15/09/2017 – 20:20

There is a great atmosphere here in Leeds.

The tournament is completely full! The bounty comp will be starting in 30 minutes, but could be capped due to lack of space and there is three full cash tables!!

Leeds is the place to be for poker tonight.

The player are closing in on a break where registration will close and we will have our final number for the 7th leg of 2017.


 

Chip Counts – 15/09/2017 – 20:01

Andreas Olympios – 33,000
Guy Taylor – 42,000
Tina Bandyle – 40,000
Wayne Eustace – 11,000
Chris Coopr – 20,000
Mo Qureshi – 30,000
Laurence Gosney – 55,000
Aaran FFletcher – 12,000
Colin Gillon – 45,000
Terje Sirnes – 145,000

 


 

300 Entries!! – 15/09/2017 – 19:43

We have just hit 300 entries here in Leeds which creates a huge prizepool of £150,000!!

Registration is still open for another 40 minutes so it will increase, but what a fantastic turnout it is!

 

Level 6 – 15/09/2017 – 19:25

The blinds increase as we begin level number six.

They are now 150/300 with a 50 ante.

 


 

Closing In On 200 – 15/09/2017 – 19:10

We’re closing in on 200 players just for today…

That would give us 300 players in total!! A huge turnout for the 7th leg of the 2017 GUKPT Tour.

 


 

Pics – 15/09/2017 – 18:58

 


 

Big Stacks – 15/09/2017 – 18:40

Terje Sirnes 91000
Alli Mallu 83000
Ryan Mandara 70000
Inigo Rodriguez 63000
Kelly Saxby 60000
Barry Cole 51000
Graham Pound 50000
Nino Tachajian 45000
John King 42000

 


 

Level 5 – 15/09/2017 – 18:25

The players are back seated as we begin level number five.

They are now 100/200 with a 25 ante.

179 entries so far today!

 


 

Dinner Break – 15/09/2017 – 17:25

Dinner break now for the players as they take 60 minutes.

 


 

Day 1a Chip Counts – 15/09/2017 – 17:15

Forename Surname  Chips
Arthur Harvey 179600
Oliver Stone 165900
Ashley Timms 138100
Alberto Hernandez 125000
Sean Tobin 115800
Leung Cheung 115600
Jake Quinsee 105800
Jeffrey Kimber 88100
Kenneth Lockey 86500
Jay Harwood 85900
Yiannis Liperis 77800
Barry Grime 71300
Andrew Bak 62600
John Macnair 61700
Christopher Pawson 59500
David Lerner 59400
Kevin Steward 57700
Timothy Chung 55500
Daniel Hide 50900
Ashley Locker 45200
Peter Mok 39500
John Bousfield 39200
Richard Paul Harrison 37900
Gary Whitehead 37500
Andrew Hills 36400
David Gee 34600
James Gardner 30300
Kyle Swan 29700
Harry Zammit 25800

 


 

Bust Outs – 15/09/2017 – 17:10

A few exits from the tables as we lose Jonathan Slater Paul Woloszyn & Camron Siah.

We’re now just ten minutes away from the dinner break, which will be one hour long with a complimentary buffet.

 


 

More Counts – 15/09/2017 – 16:49

Tom Dunwoodie – 22,000
Dom Mahoney – 11,000
Graham Pound – 66,000
Chris Cooper – 10,000
Will Kassouf – 15,000
Vamshi Vandapu – 18,000

 


 

Chip Counts – 15/09/2017 – 16:32

Asif Warris – 10,000
James Jagger – 16,000
Katie Swift – 21,000
Danny Hernon – 40,000
Tina Bandyle – 23000
Renee Xie – 21,000

 


 

Level Four – 15/09/2017 – 16:20

The blinds increase as we begin level number four.

They are now 100/200.

156 entries so far today.


 

Start of Day 1b – 15/09/2017 – 15:55

 


 

Exits – 15/09/2017- 15:43

Some exits from the field as we lose:

Gary Steven-Smith
Jeremy Davis
Gary Clarke

 

 


 

Playing Today – 15/09/2017 – 15:35

Table Seat Forename Surname
1 1 Andrew Salmon
1 2 Chris Howe
1 3 Norman Reynolds
1 4 Kamil Haluszka
1 5 Garry Clarke
1 6 Samuel Mather
1 7 Joby Plunkett
1 8 Danny Hernon
1 9 Arran Fletcher
2 1 Michael Ingram
2 2 William Delaney
2 3 James Jagger
2 4 Greg Harrison
2 5 Martyn Fuller
2 7 Maurice Nicholson
2 8 Daniel Carter
2 9 Asif Warris
2 10 Daniel Morgan
3 1 Janet Fitzgerald
3 2 Philip Mead
3 3 Luke Grant
3 4 Paul Woloszyn
3 5 Douglas Pauley
3 6 Howard Wilson
3 7 Shaun Farrell
3 8 Marcin Milde
3 9 Brynn Kvinlaug
3 10 James Wilson
4 1 Jordan Drever
4 2 Daniel Knight
4 3 Hideaki Ando
4 4 Alan Lewis
4 5 Henri Page
4 6 John Mooney
4 7 Mariusz Czech
4 8 Barry Cole
4 9 Paul Mallett
4 10 Jeremy Davis
5 1 Shaun Firth
5 2 Iqbal Ahmed
5 3 Joe Beevers
5 4 Katie Swift
5 5 Paul Alan Smales
5 6 Paul Haycock
5 7 Douglas Fletcher
5 8 Gethin Davies
5 9 David Marsh
5 10 Garry Wilson
6 1 Matthew Howes
6 2 Grant Cook
6 3 Jonathan Slater
6 4 Endrit Geci
6 5 Mihai Popescu
6 6 Hannah Swales
6 7 Emyr Lewis
6 8 Blair John Matheson
6 9 Allison Junior
6 10 Justin Kyriakides
7 1 Daniel Williams
7 2 Francis Calvert
7 3 Bruce Jones
7 4 Lee Harling
7 5 Robert Morley
7 6 Mo Qureshi
7 7 Inigo Rodriguez
7 8 Damian Watson
7 9 Michael Fletcher
7 10 Garry Wilson
8 1 Terje Sirnes
8 2 Paul Keenan
8 3 Graham Pound
8 4 Masoud Etemadiherisi
8 6 William Ho
8 7 Nerchabouh Tachajian
8 8 Mohamed Ould Tidjani
8 9 Phillip Bouic
8 10 Tina Loraine Bandyle
9 1 Harish Sahnan
9 2 Stuart Lord
9 3 Renee Xie
9 5 Marcin Rejmak
9 6 Norbert Andrzej Bobra
9 7 John King
9 8 David Morrow
9 9 Dominic Mahoney
9 10 Camron Siah
10 1 Robert Blamires
10 2 Thomas Gerrard
10 3 Lee J French
10 4 Pawel Gachewicz
10 5 Philip Hepburn
10 6 Pak Chung
10 7 Philip Walker
10 8 Andrew Carr
10 9 Jacek Skiscim
10 10 Hasan Karahan
11 1 Mark Dyson
11 2 Darren Speight
11 3 Christopher Cooper
11 4 Laura Thompson
11 5 James Yeo
11 6 Will Kassouf
11 7 Garry Stewart
11 8 Charles Webster
11 9 Edward Swales
11 10 Kelly Saxby
12 1 Andrew Haygarth
12 2 Richard Burke
12 3 Ryan Crane
12 4 Craig Dawson
12 5 Chun Hao Man
12 6 Ryan Jonathan Mandara
12 7 Adrian Gate
12 9 Gary Clucas
12 10 Adam Forsyth
13 1 Terry Jordon
13 2 Andrew Salami
13 3 Daniel Joseph Reeve
13 4 Aqeel Butt
13 5 Peter Wigglesworth
13 6 John Wood
13 7 Balint Pusztai
13 8 Thomas Middleton
13 10 Alex James Montgomery
14 1 Richard Hawes
14 2 Vamshi Vandanapu
14 3 Thomas Dunwoodie
14 4 Matthew Harrison
14 5 Ian Swan
14 6 Jamie Oconnor
14 7 Garry Stevenssmith
14 8 Alli Mallu
14 9 Lori Alpern
14 10 Michael Howard
15 1 James Hough
15 2 David Rawnsley
15 4 Shaun Johnston

 


 

Level Three – 15/09/2017 – 15:23

The players are now back seated as we begin level number three.

The blinds are 75/150.

 


 

Break Time – 15/09/2017 – 14:58

Break time now for the players as they take 20 minutes.


 

 

Snaps – 15/09/2017 -14:45

Some pics from around the room as the prizepool hits £120,000!!

 


 

Bust Outs – 15/09/2017 – 14:30

A couple of exits from the field as we lose Hideaki Ando & Tom Dunwoodie.

Both players can now jump back into the tournament as players are allowed to re-enter twice and can do so until 8:30pm.


 

More Entries – 15/09/2017 – 14:10

Dena is getting rushed off her feet at the cash desk as players queue up to buy in.

Terry Jordon, Pete Wigglesworth & Endrit Geci all join the field.


 

Blinds Up – 15/09/2017 – 13:59

The blinds increase for the first time today.

They are now 50/100.

117 entries so far today.


 

Live Stream – 15/09/2017 – 13:40

The Tower is chatting away as The GUKPT Live Stream is up and running on a thirty minute delay with all hole cards shown.

You can watch all the action HERE!! 


 

Playing Today – 15/09/2017 – 13:20

A few familiar faces who we have spotted in the Day 1B field:

Mo Qureshi
Mick Fletcher
Joe Beevers
Danny Hernon
Nino Tachajian

 


 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 15/09/2017 – 13:05

The cards are in the air as we begin Day 1b.

The blinds are starting at 25/50.

95 players to start the day.


 

 

Players Called In – 15/09/2017 – 12:50

The players have just been called in to take their seats.

We will be underway within 10 minutes.


 

Welcome To Day 1b – 15/09/2017 – 12:30

Good afternoon and welcome back to Leeds for the second and final day one of the GUKPT Leeds main event. Yesterday there were 106 entries during the six levels of late registration. T0day we are expecting around 150 entries, with players being able to buy in up until 8:30pm.

The tournament is a £500 buy in with a £100,000 guarantee. For their entry the players will receive 20,000 chips on a 60 minute clock. We’ll play nine levels today with breaks every two levels.

We’ll be here for the full days play, bringing you live blog updates, chip counts, exits and our live stream on a 30 minute delay with all hole cards shown.

Play begins today at 1pm.

 

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